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Portrait de Paul Allen
Birthday : 01/21/1953
Place of birth : Seattle (Washington) - United States
Public asset : 77,822,916 USD
Country of residence : United States
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Summary 
Mr. Paul G. Allen is Chairman at Charter Communications Holdings LLC, Founder at Vulcan Ventures, Inc., Chairman at EMP Museum, Chairman at Charter Investment Services, Inc., Chairman at First & Goal, Inc., Chairman at Vulcan, Inc., Chairman at Digeo, Inc., Chairman at Seattle Seahawks, Owner at Seattle Sounders Football Club and Owner at Trail Blazers, Inc. Mr. Allen was previously employed as Chairman by Enstar Income Growth Program Six A LP, Founder by Apex Learning, Inc., Chief Technologist by Microsoft Corp., Chairman by Charter Communications Corp., Founder by The Science Fiction Museum & Hall of Fame, and Founder by Vulcan Productions, Inc.

He also served on the board at DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. and Charter Communications, Inc. /Old/.


Holdings of Paul Allen 
NameEquities%Valuation
Zuora Inc (ZUO)
Business Support Services
2,150,5843.52%49,699,996 USD
Funko Inc (FNKO)
Toys & Juvenile Products
1,187,1225.04%28,122,920 USD


Biography of Paul Allen 
Co-founder of Microsoft with Bill Gates, Paul Allen has a passion for computing and sports. At the head of the group Venture Productions, he brilliantly multiplies his investments in information technology companies, new technology and sports. Three areas he controls and which enabled him to haul up to the 57th place of Forbes ranking in 2011 with a personal fortune of 13 billion of dollars.

It is on the benches of the school that Paul Allen and Bill Gates meet. Motivated by a passion for programming, they fiddle with all programs and computer games.

Paul Allen learns at the University of Washington the secrets of computer programming. After two years, he considers knowing enough things to start working. He is hired by a home automation company in Boston. But the company is a too small playground for this informatics bulimic.

He does not hesitate when his childhood friend Bill Gates asked him to associate with him in order to sell programming to others. Together, they found Microsoft and develop the first language MS DOS which they sell from 1981 to IBM.

Compensation by IBM of $ 35 for each copy allows Microsoft to build a small gold mine and make its IPO in 1986. Three years before, Paul Allen leaves the technical direction and preserves his position on the board of directors where he stays until 2000.

In 1997, Paul Allen founded Vulcan Productions, a film production company. At the same time, he invested heavily in high technology, media and sport.
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« The possible is always redefined. I am really concerned about humanity and its progress ».


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